Archie has Chosen!

BY Team Intern in General |

After 67 years, the original fictional love triangle has finally been resolved (or has it?). Archie, the goony, redheaded protagonist of the beloved Archie comic series , proposed to Veronica, the swanky, black-haired bad girl he's been chasing after for . . . well, nearly a century. Though Veronica certainly has her fans, the assumption was that Archie would ultimately choose Betty, the perky, girl-next-door blond. The scenario works kind of like Dawson's Creek ... Read More
Looking for something to do on a balmy Wednesday night? Look no further! Tonight, Paradigm Shift, New York City's Feminist Community, presents 'Feminist Men: Increasing Visibility,' a panel discussion featuring BUST's very own office-mate Vinnie Angel! Vinnie is the awesome guy behind Vinnie's Tampon Cases, brilliant little pouches that keep your lady products from getting crushed by a stray iPod at the bottom of your bag. He hopes his cases spark positive ... Read More

Spare the Rod

BY Team Intern in General |

According to the AP , a woman in Malaysia is sentenced to be caned after pleading guilty to drinking a beer. Baffled? Same here. Here's some background: Apparently, Malaysia has a two-pronged approach to governing its citizens. Muslims in the country follow with Islamic law and court systems, while non-Muslims are subject to civil law. And while both systems recognize caning as a valid sentence, only the Islamic law condemns drinking. So when 32 year old, ... Read More

Hooked On Ponyo

BY Libby Zay in General |

At the movies this past weekend, Ponyo had me completely submerged.  A treat for viewers of any age, the under-the-sea themed animated film made my heart swell with admiration for the spunky, red-haired, female protagonist.  My ears were perked, too: with voices lent from Tina Fey and Betty White, what's not-to-love? Breathtaking visuals and all-star vocal cast aside, the master storyteller behind the fairy tale, Hayao Miyazaki, deserves some serious ... Read More

A Friend of My Mind

BY Web Intern in General |

Don't miss out on Toni Morrison speaking tomorrow night! The pulitizer-prize winning, paradigm-shifting, consummate literary bad-ass will be discussing her latest novel, A Mercy, at 7pm at the Barnes and Noble in Union Square. I cannot wait for this--I've loved her work for so long. Song of Solomon is my favorite Morrison book--what's yours? Catch ya on East 13th street, kids!  -Devan photo Gregg Delman for ... Read More